Defines use and technique for Hand Grenades Trench Clearing WW1. Defines difference between Bomb and Hand Grenade. Covers different types available. Topics: Hand grenafdes, Australian Imperial Force, WW1, Trench Warfare
Created from official films of the U.S. Army Expeditionary Forces in World War I, "Flashes of Action" is a silent newsreel created in 1928 -- for the ten year anniversary of the end of hostilities. The film features footage of trench warfare, balloon busting by aircraft (including a spotter jumping from the balloon moments before it bursts into flames), gas warfare, nighttime bombardments, and more.This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic... Topics: WWI, U.S. Army, World War I, trench warfare, doughboys, mustard gas, Western Front
LibriVox recording of Between the Lines, by Boyd Cable. Read by Delmar H Dolbier. This book, all of which has been written at the Front within sound of the German guns and for the most part within shell and rifle range, is an attempt to tell something of the manner of struggle that has gone on for months between the lines along the Western Front, and more especially of what lies behind and goes to the making of those curt and vague terms in the war communiqués. I think that our people at Home... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: World War I, The Great War, British Army, Trench Warfare, librivox, audiobook Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Interview of World War I veteran Jeppeson recorded in 1968 as a junior high school history project. Topics: WWI, World War I, trench warfare, argonne, Vosges, wadsworth, 53rd Infantry, 6th Division, WWI Oral...
LibriVox recording of The Diary of a Dead Officer, by Arthur Graeme West. Read by Ruth Golding. Published posthumously in 1919, this collection of diary entries presents a scathing picture of army life and is said to be one of the most vivid accounts of daily life in the trenches. It chronicles West's increasing disillusion with war and his move toward pacifist and atheist beliefs. The final part consists of his powerful war poems, including God, How I Hate You, You Young Cheerful Men, and... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, World War One, WWI, war poet, war poetry, First World War, pacifism, atheism,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text